Concussion Information for Parents and Athletes
Position statement from the National Athletic Trainers' Association that outlines the definition, recognition, and evaluation of concussions; various concussion assessment tools; when to refer to a physician; and home care for concussions.
Recommendations by the National Athletic Trainers' Association to decrease the risk of cervical spine fractures in football.
Information from the ESMP staff to the parents of a student-athlete who sustained a concussion.
Direct from the NFHS to you - an explanation of concussions from diagnosis to return-to-play.
Follow the above link for information regarding the Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT).
TEDTalk - What Happens When You Have a Concussion
?Click to view the most concise explanation of concussion available.
Boston University Concussions in Football Article
A terrific source of information about concussions in football from Boston University, one of the country's leading concussion research institutions.
Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Network
A great resource that provides further information about children with traumatic brain injuries.
Please check the files section of ExeterEagles.org for more information on concussion care and baseline ImPact study.